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Submission + - Dark matter, WIMPS, and NASA's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer data (gizmag.com)

cylonlover writes: Recently the media has been saturated with overly-hyped reports that NASA's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS) may have detected dark matter. These claims may have some justification if the word "may" is shouted, but they rest on a number of really major assumptions and guesses, some of which are on weak and shifting soil. So just what was seen in the experiment, and what are the possible explanations?
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Dark matter, WIMPS, and NASA's Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer data

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